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Bachelor of Arts in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (120 units)

Requirements

This program requires 45 units. Take 7 core courses and 8 WGSS electives in consultation with your advisor.

Core

Take all of the following courses:

  • WGSS 101 Gender, Race, Sex, and the Body (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: One GE Foundation course.
  • WGSS 102 Gender, Race, Sex and Societies (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: One GE Foundation course.
  • WGSS 300 Feminist Principles (3)
    Prerequisites: ENGL 100 or GE Composition (Area A1) and upper division standing or consent of instructor.
  • WGSS 301 Feminist Research Methods (3)
    Prerequisites: Upper division standing and the completion of at least one other WGSS course.
  • WGSS 415 Feminist Debates (3)
    Prerequisites: WGSS 300 or consent of instructor.
  • WGSS 495 Senior Capstone Seminar (3)
    Prerequisite: WGSS 301.
  • WGSS 496 Feminist Community Praxis (3)
    Prerequisites: Upper division standing and two prior WGSS courses, or consent of instructor.

At least 18 of the elective units must be taken from the following list:

  • WGSS 205, WGSS 216, WGSS 307, WGSS 308, WGSS 314, WGSS 315, WGSS 316, WGSS 318, WGSS 356, WGSS 365, WGSS 375, WGSS 401, WGSS 410, WGSS 416, WGSS 420, WGSS 424, WGSS 425, WGSS 430, WGSS 432, WGSS 442, WGSS 445A, WGSS 445B, WGSS 490, or WGSS 499.

Note: Students must earn a grade of at least "C" in all upper division major courses.


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